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15 Creepy Facts About Life You Probably Didn’t Want To Know

By Ciara1 on August 11, 2017


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Here are 15 creepy facts about life that you probably didn’t want to know about:

1. Your belly button actually has a meaning…

In 2012, scientists found 1,458 new species of bacteria living in the belly button. Everybody’s belly button ecology is unique just like fingerprints, and one volunteer’s belly button had bacteria which was previously found only in soil from Japan, where he had never been…

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2. Babies are still cute…

Every baby in the womb grows a moustache in the womb, which then spreads to cover the entire body. The baby then eats this fine hair, called lanugo, and excretes it after birth with their first bowel movement, which is a substance called meconium.

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3. This is a pretty cool defence mechanism.

Whenever Fulmar chicks are threatened they vomit a stinky, sticky orange oil at the predator. The oil glues the predator’s feathers together so it cannot fly. If the bird goes to wash the oil off in the ocean, it finds it has lost its buoyancy and drowns.

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4. Would you hold a public toilet against your face?

Yeah, neither would I! How can a mobile phone have 18 times more bacteria than a PUBLIC restroom? Disgusting!

5. Something isn’t right here

There are over 18,600,000 vacant homes in America, which means it is enough for every single homeless person to have six! Absolutely crazy.

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6. I’m not eating meat again…

Ok, that is a lie but I may consider it… Your meat might only look fresh because it has been treated with a toxic gas! Some meats are treated with carbon monoxide in order to make it look fresh.

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7. Well isn’t this quite terrifying?

This is Mike! Mike the Headless Chicken was a cockerel that lived for 18 months after its head had been chopped off! True warrior…

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8. The Bush legacy came very close to being ended by Japanese cannibals.

During World War Two an American plane crashed on a Japanese island (Chi Chi Jima). There were 9 men on board and eight of them were captured and eaten. The only person that survived and was rescued was George H W Bush.

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9. Shudder.

On average, over the human lifespan, we produce enough spit to fill two full-size swimming pools! That seems unimaginable, doesn’t it?

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10. It rubs the lotion on its skin.

It is believed that the average person will shed at least 40lbs of skin in their lifetime, seriously!!

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11. Christmas tree in lungs?

It turns out you can grow your own Christmas tree inside your lung! This man discovered a fir tree growing in his lung, how did that even happen?

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12. Save a tree, use your hand.

Toilet paper actually wipes out around around 27,000 trees a day. One tree produces about 100 pounds of toilet paper, the only alternative is…

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13. Who wants to go swimming?!

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So if this is a real fact, why do we go swimming in the sea? NEVER AGAIN!

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